BOOKS I WANT TO READ FROM BLACK AUTHORS IN FEBRUARY

My personal goal is to read from exclusively black authors in the month of February in honor and celebration of Black History Month! While I’d love to read all of these, realistically I think I’ll read eight to ten. My top priorities are Blacktop Wasteland, Razorblade Tears, The City We Became, The Kindest Lie, and WILL

Fiction

An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
Revival Season by Monica West
The Kindest Lie by Nancy Johnson
The Office of Historical Corrections by Danielle Evans
The Travelers by Regina Porter

Historical Fiction

Black Cake by Charmaine Wilkerson
Libertie by Kaitlyn Greenridge
Passing by Nella Larsen
The Final Revival of Opal & Nev by Dawnie Walton
The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead

Fantasy

Legendborn by Tracy Deonn
The City We Became by N.K. Jemisin
The Library of the Dead by T.L. Huchu

Romance

Get a Life, Chloe Brown by Talia Hibbert
Happily Ever Afters by Elise Bryant
Love in Colour: Mythical Tales from Around the World, Retold by Bolu Babalola
Seven Days in June by Tia Williams
The Wedding Date by Jasmine Guillory

Thriller-Mystery

A Game of Cones by Abby Collette 
Ace of Spades by Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé
Blacktop Wasteland by S. A. Cosby
Razorblade Tears by S. A. Cosby
Rhode Island Red by Charlotte Carter
The Jigsaw Man by Nadine Matheson 
These Toxic Things by Rachel Howzell Hall

Nonfiction

Call Us What We Carry by Amanda Gorman
Counting Descent by Clint Smith
The Skin We’re In by Desmond Cole
What White People Can Do Next: From Allyship to Coalition by Emma Dabiri
WILL by Will Smith

Until next time, Meryn


BookBub article 17 Books by Black Authors That Everyone Should Read linked here
BOOKS I’VE LOVED BY BLACK AUTHORS + TBR LIST linked here
Goodreads article 20 New and Upcoming Novels for Black History Month linked here
Goodreads article 43 New & Upcoming Books to Discover This Black History Month linked here
Goodreads article 81 New and Upcoming Books to Discover This Black History Month linked here

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